Expanding the Rabbinical Courts’ Powers

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Preliminary reading

First reading

Second + third reading (in one session)

Status: Passed the preliminary reading on February 22, 2023

What this means: The rabbinical courts will be granted the ability to rule on civil issues, if stipulated in a contract or both parties agree.

The result: Hurting women, who are already disadvantaged.

The current situation: Rabbinical courts have jurisdiction only over matters of marriage and divorce.